Ivan Blanco

Chief Marketing and International Business Development Officer

Cleveland Clinic Florida, USA

Ivan is a seasoned healthcare marketing and international business development professional with over 23 years of experience. Currently serving as the Chief Marketing and International Business Development Officer for the Cleveland Clinic Florida, Ivan oversees the strategic direction and operations of all aspects of marketing and communications, as well as Global Patient Services, a department that serves thousands of international patients from over 100 countries each year. In addition, Ivan also manages Cleveland Clinic's in-country representatives across Latin America, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
Before joining Cleveland Clinic Florida, Ivan served as the Head of Corporate Communications & Marketing for Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, the Middle East's first world-class multi-specialty hospital.
Ivan's extensive international experience includes a 10-year tenure at Pfizer, the #1 pharmaceutical company in the world, as well as geographic responsibilities across the U.S., Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East, having lived in Mexico City, New York City, Dubai, and South Florida.
He graduated from Tec de Monterrey, a top ranked university in Latin America and top 30 private universities worldwide, with a B.S. in International Business. As a strategic planner and marketing communications expert, Ivan plays a crucial role in expanding Cleveland Clinic's global reach and increasing its impact on patients worldwide.